Networking

Secure and control the traffic to your applications with private networking, traffic filtering, and load balancing.

Manage DNS for Droplets, DigitalOcean Load Balancers, and non-DigitalOcean resources all in the same place.
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DigitalOcean Floating IPs are publicly-accessible static IP address that you can assign to Droplets and instantly remap to other Droplets in the same datacenter.
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Load balancers distribute traffic across pools of Droplets for high availability setups.
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Restrict traffic with network-based, stateful firewalls for Droplets.
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IPv6 is intended to replace IPv4 and provide a larger address space, increased security, and other benefits. DigitalOcean currently only supports IPv6 for Droplets. You can enable IPv6 on a Droplet to gain access to its 16 configurable IPv6 addresses.
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VPC
A Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a private network interface for collections of DigitalOcean resources. VPC networks provide a more secure connection between resources because the network is inaccessible from the public internet and other VPC networks. Traffic within a VPC network doesn't count against bandwidth usage.
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Latest Updates

27 October 2020

26 October 2020

  • You can now change the default VPC network for a region. When you change the default VPC network for a region, the new default network will be automatically selected during applicable resource set ups unless otherwise specified.

1 October 2020

For more information, see the full release notes.